VETERINARY MEDICAL ONCOLOGY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Provide the information necessary for the proper clinical approach at patient with suspected neoplastic and indicate, once the diagnostic process, the possible therapeutic approach
To give to a the student the basic knowledges in cytologic diagnosis of the neoplastic diseases of the cat and the dog. Oncological smears interpretation.
Diagnostic imaging: the aim of the course is to give to the student the basic knowledge of diagnostic imaging in medical oncology of the dog and the cat.
Course contents summary
clinical and therapeutic approach to the most common neoplastic diseases of pets and horsesCytomorphologic categories of neoplasm, cytologic criteria for malignancy, cytologic interpretation of cutaneous and hemolymphopoietic neoplasms.
Approach to Diagnostic imaging in medical oncology. Diagnosis and Stadiation of the most frequent neoplasm of the skin, soft tissues and blood and lymphatic tumors.
Clinical approach, cytomorphologic categories of neoplasm, cytologic criteria for malignancy, cytologic interpretation of cutaneous and hemolymphopoietic neoplasms.
Cowell R.L.,e Tyler R.D.Diagnostic Cytology of the Dog and Cat.
American veterinary Pubblications,2004.
Raskin R.E, Meyer D.J. Canine and Feline Cytology, Saunders Elsevier, 2010
Marconato L., Amadori D. Oncologia medica veterinaria e comparata. Poletto Editore 2012
discussion of clinical cases
lectures using videobam, necropsy of cancer patients
cyto-histopathology in multifunctional laboratory, using didactic optical microscope
Diagnostic imaging: lectures and practical sessions of film reading
In the event of an emergency of any nature (local or national sanitary- health, earthquake, etc.), the training activities will be performed on-line on the TEAMS Office365 platform.
Assessment methods and criteria
discussion of clinical report
microscopic examination and interpretation of cytolocic specimen.
diagnostic imaging: oral examination and film reading
In the event of an emergency of any kind (local or national sanytary-health, earthquake, etc.), the exam sessions will be guaranteed online, in the manner adopted in the 2019-2020 academic year, on the TEAMS Office 365 platform.